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Foliate Thorn Purpura

Ceratostoma foliatum (Gmelin 1791)

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Ceratostoma foliatum (Foliate Thorn Purpura) is a species of Gastropoda in the family murex snails. Foliate Thorn Purpura form shallow marine sediments. It is a predator. Individuals can grow to 20.6 g. Foliate Thorn Purpura has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of foliate thorn purpura. View this species on GBIF